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Join us for the the first ever Wafflies Ceremony!

Today, at 11am SLT, the first ever Wafflies will be presented for machinima created over the last two weeks in the Fairelands. The ceremony (and subsequent party) will take place in the Hall of the Golden Stag on Mythspire Ridge.

There are three categories:


And we think we will have a few surprises along the way!

Once the Wafflies have been awarded, we will have a post-Wafflies party, with DJ Aoife Lorefield, to celebrate FilmFest and LitFest!

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Vote for the Wafflies!

There are three films nominated for the Wafflies in the fictional category (there is already an outright winner in the factual category). And now is the time for people to VOTE for their choice.

The three films are:

Once Upon a Time by MacGuyver Mode

Other by the Jewell Theatre

Judi’s Jaunt by Judi Newall and Lorin Tone

Now it’s your turn to choose the winner of the Wafflie!

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Last Chance to Enter the Film Festival Contest and win a Wafflie!

Today, Tuesday May 3rd, is the last chance to enter the First Film Festival. The deadline is midnight SLT.

You can enter three different categories of film:

Category 1: Fiction (5 minutes)
A narrative story, set in the Fairelands

Category 2: Factual (5 minutes)
This could be a documentary, a tour of a region, a special Faireland event and – if the creator is willing – perhaps a short interview.

Category 3: Livestream (10 minutes)
We are asking people who wish to enter this category either to edit a ten minute sequence from the livestream, or to give a timeframe of 10 minutes from the longer livestream.

Your chance to win the First Golden Wafflie!
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The Film Festival and the Film Competition

The Film Festival is returning for its second year at Fantasy Faire. Led by Chantal Harvey and Saffia Widdershins, there will be a daily event at 11am. This will include, from April 22nd to May 1st, talks, discussions and retrospectives of the works of different machinmatographers.

Our guests this year will include Strawberry Linden, Huckleberry Hax, Vrutega, AvaJean Westland, Fakey Jewell and Dorian Cao, Bain Finch – and more.

In addition, there will be the launch of the new production company, Fairelands Media, who will be exhibiting their initial production at the Faire – the first episode of Harland Quinn and the Omega Hex.

And we are very excited to launch the First Fantasy Faire Film Festival Competition!

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